Baby M Blanket

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Baby M Blanket

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Little ones keep cozy in this ultra-soft blanket featuring stylish Harlequin stitch details. Shown in Bernat Sheep(ish) by Vickie Howell.

Measurement

Single Size
Approx 27" [68.5 cm] square.
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The materials for this project cost $31.13

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 27" [68.5 cm] square.

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Contrast A

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) | Taupe(ish), 00011 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
$11.97

Contrast B

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) | White(ish), 00004Edit Color
$7.98

Contrast C

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) | Turquoise(ish), 00017Edit Color
$3.99

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
$2.20

Chibi Tapestry Needle Set

Jumbo 2/Pkg
$4.99
The materials for this project cost $31.13

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

Dc3tog = (Yoh and draw up a loop in next st. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook.

Dc6tog-over-7-sts = Double crochet 6 together over 7 stitches — Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook 3 times, skip next stitch, [yarn over, insert hook in next stitch and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook] 3 times yarn over and draw through all 7 loops on hook.

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 27" [68.5 cm] square.

MATERIALS

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) (85 g/3. oz;153 m/167 yds)
Contrast A Taupeish () 3
Contrast B Whiteish (00004) 2
Contrast C Turquoiseish (00017) 1
Size 5 mm (U.S. H/8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Yarn needle.

GAUGE

13 dc and 7 rows = 4" [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: To change color, work last stitch of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete stitch. Proceed with new color. Carry color not in use up side of piece until next needed. Take care when working edging round to cover carried strands.
Harlequin Stitch (foundation ch is multiple of 8 ch + 1):
Row 1 (RS): (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in 5th ch from hook, miss next 3 ch, sc in next ch, *miss next 3 ch, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch, miss next 3 ch, sc in next ch; repeat from * to end of row, turn.
Row 2: Ch 3, miss first sc, dc3tog, *ch 7, miss next ch-1 sp, dc6tog-over- 7-sts; repeat from * across to last ch-1 sp, ch 7, miss last ch 1 sp, dc3tog, dc in top of turning ch, turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, miss first dc, 3 dc in top of first dc3tog, working over next ch-7 sp, sc in next ch-1 sp 2 rows below (in Row 1), *(3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next dc6tog, working over next ch-7 sp, sc in next ch-1 sp 2 rows below; repeat from * to last dc3tog, 3 dc in last dc3tog, dc in top of turning ch, turn.
Row 4: Ch 4 (counts as sc, ch 3), miss first dc, dc6tog-over-7-sts, *ch 7, miss next ch-1 sp, dc6tog-over-7-sts; repeat from * across to turning ch, ch 3, sc in top of turning ch, turn.
Row 5: Ch 1, miss first ch-3 sp, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next dc6tog, *working over next ch-7 sp, sc in next ch-1 sp 2 rows below, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next dc6tog; repeat from * across to turning ch, sc in first ch (at base) of turning ch, turn.
Repeat Rows 2–5 for Harlequin Stitch.
BLANKET
With A, ch 121.
Row 1: Work Row 1 of Harlequin Stitch; change to B — 15 pattern repeats.
Rows 2 and 3: With B, work Rows 2 and 3 of Harlequin Stitch; change to A.
Rows 4 and 5: With A, work Rows 4 and 5 of Harlequin Stitch; change to B. Repeat Rows 2–5 until piece measures 8" [20.5 cm] measured from beginning to "valley" of one ridge.
With A, continue in Harlequin Stitch until piece measures 15" [38 cm] from beginning, end with a RS row; change to C.
With C, work 2 rows in Harlequin Stitch; change to A.
With A, continue in Harlequin Stitch until piece measures 20" [51 cm] from beginning, end with a Row 4 of pattern; change to B.
With B, work 2 rows in Harlequin Stitch; change to A.
With A, work 2 rows in Harlequin Stitch; change to B.
Rep last 4 rows until piece measures 26½" [67.5 cm] from beginning, end with a Row 4.
Edging Rnd: Ch 1, miss first sc, 2 sc in next ch-3 sp, sc in next dc6tog, *2 sc in next ch-7 sp, sc into ch-1 sp 2 rows below, 2 sc in same ch-7 sp, sc in next dc6tog; repeat from * across to turning ch, 3 sc in turning ch sp, sc evenly spaced around remaining edges of blanket; join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
FINISHING
Using yarn needle, weave in all ends. Block lightly, if desired.